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[movies]Neurological sequelae of captivity
This film depicts a variety of neurological syndromes resulting from captivity observed in British and Indian P.O.Ws repatriated from Japanese prison camps in south-east Asia after the end of the Second World War. Starting with a dramatic music score which continues throughout (highly unusual in a medical film), a narrator outlines the clinical signs and symptoms which are depicted, which include contractures and deformities of the hands local anaesthesias defects of vision and optic atrophy los...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; Deficiency Diseases; Gait; Ataxia
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[movies]Deficiency disease in POW, Royal Naval Hospital, Sydney
This film shows symptomatology and treatment of deficiency disease in internees and prisoners of war from Hong Kong and Singapore interned by the Japanese between 1941 and 1945. There is a sound narrative as well as rolling intertitles. The clinical features shown include optic atrophy and corneal scarring, foot-rot, loss of proprioceptor sensation and knee reflexes, ataxic and hysterical gaits, unilateral anaesthesias (a man is pricked many times on his legs and feels nothing) and paraesthesias...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; Deficiency Diseases; Gait; Ataxia
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[movies]War Neuroses : Netley Hospital,1917 - Wellcome Library
Shows the symptomatology of shell-shock in 18 British other rankers and its treatment by two leading R.A.M.C. neurologists in two British military hospitals towards the end of the First World War. Captions tell us the men's names, rank, medical condition, details of their symptoms and how long it took to complete the cure, which in one case was in two and a half hours. Clinical features shown include a variety of ataxic and hysterical gaits hysterical paralyses, contractures and anaesthesias fac...
Keywords: World War, 1914-1918; Hospitals, Military; Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation; World war; Armed forces; World War, 1914-1918; Hospitals, Military; Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation; Medicine
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